10 seeds bearberry, Arctostaphylos uva-ursi, bearberry, cherry bears, breakfast box, one of the best natural antiseptic!

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Etymology and Nomenclature
Vernacular names: bearberry, common grape-d'ours, bearberry, bear cherry, boxwood breakfast.
The fruit is a drupe consumed by bears, hence the name of the plant (Uva Ursi).

Folklore and History
Bearberry found primarily in circumpolar regions, in northern latitudes, high altitudes. The first written mention of bearberry dates from the thirteenth century in a Welsh herbarium named The Physicians of Myddfai. It was described by Clusius in 16021 and recommended for medical use by Gerhard in 1763. François Rabelais knew the virtues to fight against the evils of kidneys or bladder. From the sixteenth century, this plant is used in France for the dissolution of small urinary stones. She appeared in the London Pharmacopoeia in 1788. American Indians also used it to fight against certain urinary disorders, to treat several venereal disease and against obesity. According to Marco Polo, the Chinese employed as the diuretic, but also to relieve people suffering from urinary problems. As for the American colonists, they made use against nephritis.
its leaves are used in the tobacco industry (pipe). Some Native American tribes incorporated in the smoking herbs. One can use fruit to make jam.

Description
Family: Ericaceae
Plant: The bearberry is a sub-shrub that often takes the form of cushion. It grows easily in cold, sunny climates, on any type of soil. This shrub with long trailing stems can reach 15 to 30 cm high. The leaves are evergreen, oval, alternate and have a glossy dark green color. The small bell-shaped flowers are white or pink while the scarlet berries become ripe, between July and October. The berries are edible and decorative, though mealy and tasteless.
Habitat: The distribution is circumpolar, prevalent in northern latitudes, more limited at high altitudes south. The species grows in cold and sunny climate on all types of soil even if it prefers dry land, fresh, acidic or neutral. It is sensitive to stagnant moisture. Very slow growth, it withstands size.

Composition
parts used
This is essentially the bearberry leaf that is used; it is rich in arbutoside, urinary antiseptic. The leaves are harvested in late summer, before being left to dry in order to extract the active ingredient.
active ingredients
phenolic glycosides, arbutines (up 17%), gallic tannins and ellagic; flavonoids; pentacyclic triterpenes; allantoin; iridoids.
Culture
Exposure to sunlight or partial shade. Light soil, not too chalky, fresh. Rustic, at least until -15 ° C.
Medicinal effects and uses
Forms and preparations: infusions, decoctions, tinctures, powders, capsules, extracts of bearberry

internal use
Urinary tract inflammations, incontinence and urinary retention, urinary stones, diarrhea, dysentery, enterocolitis, hematuria, menorrhagia, hemoptysis, vaginal discharge.
external use
In cosmetics, to reduce blemishes and skin blemishes due to excess melanin. The bearberry extract has a regulating action on the formation of melanin.
usual therapeutic indications
Bearberry leaf is a diuretic and urinary antiseptic. It is astringent and works as a sedative. It is used to disinfect the urinary tract in acute and chronic cystitis, as part of a urethritis, nephritis or pyelitis. It helps prevent recurrent cystitis. It reduces the burning sensation during urination and symptoms of incontinence or urinary retention. It treats and prevents kidney stones and renal colitis.
Other therapeutic indications demonstrated
Bearberry has antibacterial properties. It can be used to treat diarrhea and vaginal discharge. She has a real effectiveness on the problems associated with urogenital. Arbutin present in leaves is not metabolized in the urinary tract. This is where it degrades into glucose and hydroquinone. Thus, bearberry releases its active ingredient right where it is necessary, before or since.
Bearberry is also used in cosmetics as an extract. The latter has the property of regulating the formation of melanin and thus balances the skin coloration. The extract of bearberry is used for attenuating imperfections of the skin or dyed. (Doctissimo.fr)

Research bearberry
The researchers were particularly interested in bearberry for its antiseptic properties. The macerate bearberry also mitigate spots and blemishes by clarifying the skin. When mixed with hemp oil, it penetrates the skin and acts on the excessive amounts of melanin.

Cons-indications

There are some cons-indications and side effects that must be considered before consuming bearberry.

Consumption of bearberry is strongly discouraged for pregnant women because there is a risk of premature birth or during breastfeeding. It should also be avoided during an infection or kidney failure. It should never be consumed by children under twelve. for more than ten days of treatments is not recommended to do and must be limited to five treatments per year maximum.
Side effects
The tannins can cause gastric irritation, it is advisable to add mint leaves in decoction. Some side effects may appear as stomach upset, nausea or vomiting. Urine can also be colored in green-brown.
Interactions with medicinal herbs or supplements
Bearberry should not be associated with acidic fruit juices such as citrus or prunes.
Drug interactions
Do not associate with drugs bearberry acidifying the urine.


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Seeds that are presented to you have been collected during the year 2015. These are wild seeds, fresh and viable. They were picked up near the Castle of Montsegur in the Pyrenees, far from the passages, roads, noisy civilization. These parent plants considered not hybridized wild.

Some seeds require precise characteristics of germination. We always send the advice of seedlings with seeds commissioned to make you benefit from our expertise and make you avoid the pitfalls that we went through.
Germination is an exciting process. All our seeds are stored at a constant temperature of 6 ° which allows not require you to go through a cooling process to trigger the germination process called: stratification.

We remain at your disposal to accompany you throughout your seedlings and even time of your culture. Feel free to use your keyboard!
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The medicinal properties of plants are given for information, in any case we must practice self-medication. Please consult a health care professional, doctor (more specialized in chemistry), herbalist, pharmacist or herbalist herbalist (are really specialized in plants).
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Toutes les commandes sont agrémentées d'une notice concernant les semis ainsi que des conseils de culture.

Nous pouvons bien sûr faire un emballage cadeau sur demande, cela ne nécessite pas de frais supplémentaires mais peut demander 24 heures de plus pour la livraison.

Si vous souhaitez un achat de graines en gros, nous pouvons étudier la question avec vous et cela très rapidement. Nous sommes aujourd'hui les seuls à proposer des graines non issues de cultures professionnelles, de cultures intensives, nos graines sont ramassées à la main, dans la nature et vous assurent longévité dans le jardin ainsi que les meilleures garanties concernant leurs propriétés médicinales. Nous ne sommes pas en mesure de concurrencer les vendeurs spécialisés dans la quantité au détriment de la qualité. Nos graines germent et sont accompagnées d'une garantie unique de germination. Mais nous pouvons étudier votre demande dans les meilleurs délais.

Nous pouvons nous adapter à vos demandes de personnalisation et vous répondre dans les 10 heures suivant votre courrier d'information. Notre capacité à réagir et nous adapter est une condition primordiale de notre service, aussi n'hésitez pas à nous faire part de vos demandes.



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